Quantitative Analysis Researcher

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22 Nov 2017

Full-time at ThinkYoung (Brussels Office)

ThinkYoung is the first think tank that focuses on young people. It was founded in 2007 and has expanded to have offices in Brussels, Geneva, Madrid and Hong Kong.

It is a not-for-profit organisation, with the aim of making the world a better place for young people, by involving them in decision making processes and by providing decision makers with high quality research on key issues affecting young people.

At ThinkYoung, employees are autonomous. To be successful this requires a strong proactive attitude and sense of initiative. Moreover, employees have the liberty to propose new ways of achieving goals, and to develop ThinkYoung’s projects. In addition, versatility is required as employees may also contribute to activities that do not necessarily deal with their original position.

We are looking to recruit exceptional individuals, passionate about youth policy and young people in general (education, children’s rights, employment), and who are driven to produce high quality policy and research to raise the voice of young people. If you share this passion with us, then we want to hear from you.

Main tasks:

  • Analyse and present research findings internally and externally
  • Coordinate research projects
  • Prepare proposals and reports for projects, monitoring the progress of assigned projects, and the outputs in relation to baseline assessments.
  • Provide secretarial support and administrative support in project development and implementation

Requirements:

  • Excellent level written and spoken English; knowledge of other European languages is an asset
  • Extrovert/Outgoing personality 
  • Organised and self‐motivated working style, pro-active attitude
  • Experience of data analysis tools and software (SPSS/STATA)
  • Experience of delivering research projects and a competence in research methods, literature reviews, and data analysis
  • Prior experience working with statistics for social science research methods or research projects
  • Good oral and written communication skills are needed, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Good organization, team player, excellent communication skills, and sociable.
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently.
  • Prior experience in the non-profit, or civil society sector is a distinct advantage

What we offer:

  • Interaction with high-calibre external stakeholders
  • Project management experience
  • Possibility to travel
  • Research skills: surveys, research on different topics related to youth
  • Language skills and intercultural competences due to the multinational environment
  • Work experience in an NGO

Monthly Salary

€1700

Please apply with a CV, cover letter, and the name of two referees.

hkoffice@thinkyoung.eu

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